In-depth research suggests BDSM practitioners can experience altered states of consciousness that can be therapeutic.
Most people believe you can win an argument with facts - but when "facts" are so often subject to doubt, are personal experiences trusted more?
The idea behind the law was simple: make it more difficult for online sex traffickers to find victims.
A large-scale meta-analysis aims to disprove the notion that pornography consumption causes sexual aggression and violence.
Fractal patterns are noticed by people of all ages, even small children, and have significant calming effects.
There is a neurological link between serotonin levels and the brain's ability to control impulses and patience levels.
"Such studies will lead to a better understanding of brain development in both autistic and typical individuals."
A 2020 study published in the journal of Psychological Science explores the idea that fake news can actually help you remember real facts better.
Psychologists W. Keith Campbell, (Ph.D.) and Carolyn Crist explain why narcissists rise to power and how to make sure your support is going to someone making effective, positive change.
The results of this study showed depressive symptoms being highest in adolescence, declining in early adulthood and then climbing back up again into one's early 30s.
A large-scale study from King's College London explores the link between genetics and sun-seeking behaviors.
Examining the differences between anxiety and COVID-19 symptoms and discussing the possibility of IAD (illness anxiety disorder) during a global pandemic.
Symptoms of mental illness in children are often dismissed as "going through a phase."
The goal of this large-scale study was to provide actionable information on how to avoid depression or decrease depressive symptoms.
This study has linked female porn consumption to orgasms that are easier to achieve and more satisfying during both masturbation and partnered sex.
The 2020 study successfully removed memories associated with morphine from the brains of mice with very promising results.
With the most common form of female sexual dysfunction impacting 1 in 10 women, this important study dives into how to keep a relationship going despite having different needs and wants in the bedroom.
Recent studies suggest virtual reality porn can produce a more positive experience than viewing from a monitor or screen.
A 2017 University of Wisconsin-Madison study was the first of it's kind to show structural differences in the psychopathic brain.
Research suggests we need to create a new kind of work-life balance to prevent burnout while working from home.
Reveri Health has launched a new stress-relief self-hypnosis program through Amazon Alexa to help combat the anxiety of COVID-19.
A 12-year long study examines the differences between how same-sex and different-sex couples argue, with some surprising results.
A joint study by two England universities explores the link between sex and cognitive function with some surprising differences in male and female outcomes in old age.
New research suggests some men identify with a new form of masculinity that values authenticity, domesticity, and holistic self-awareness.
According to the analysis, the more yoga sessions a person did each week, the less they struggled with depressive symptoms.
There are countless studies that prove ecotherapy (often referred to as nature therapy) is beneficial for your physical and mental health.
This is one of countless studies that prove the positive impact of social connection and intimacy while highlighting the negative impact of isolation and separation.
It may be easiest when you're young, but the proven benefits of learning a new language at any age cannot be ignored.
Being aware of this issue is a big first step in helping vulnerable communities (such as those struggling with addiction) combat relapse during this pandemic.
Flow Research Collective COO Rian Doris explains how to harness the power of your nervous system to find your flow during a pandemic.
Johns Hopkins University professor Susan Carnell explains the neuroscience behind eating out of boredom (and how to stop).
Dr. Robert Emmons and other researchers dig into the positive mental and physical health benefits of expressing gratitude.
Your favorite color can be linked to various personality traits, motivation, and productivity levels in your life.
Your fear of anxiety could be preventing you from treating your anxiety, according to new Penn State research.
Combining various mindfulness-based interventions (MBIs) can have numerous health benefits, according to new research.
Music, journaling, and spending time with your pets are all science-backed ways to boost mental health during stressful times.
5 effortless, science-backed changes to your isolation workspace that will improve productivity and mental health
A clean work space, plants, and putting on the right pants all make working from home easier, according to science.
Studies have shown that dominant sexual activity can often boost your work ethic several days after a sexual experience.
How reframing your emotions and changing your daily behavior can help you save money.
Jaimee Bell is a freelance writer who specializes in sexual education and wellness, psychology and mental health.
Alongside her freelance writing, Jaimee is a published erotica author. Her debut title, "All the Dirty Little Things", can be found on Amazon.